Bernard George Davis

Bernard George Davis (December 11, 1906 – August 28, 1972) was an American publishing executive. He and William Bernard Ziff Sr. founded Ziff Davis Inc. in 1927. In 1957, he sold his ownership share of Ziff-Davis to William Ziff Jr., and left to found Davis Publishing.[1]


  1. ^ "Bernard G. Davis, Publisher, Dead. Head of Magazine Concern ... Over Wide Field". The New York Times. August 29, 1972.

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Bernard Davis

Bernard Davis may refer to:

Bernard Davis (biologist) (1916–1994), American biologist

Bernard Davis (politician), Canadian politician

Bernard Davis (British Empire Medal holder) (1933–2015), awarded the British Empire Medal for risking his life rescuing a 3-year-old girl

Bernard George Davis (1906–1972), American publishing executive

List of companies named after people

This is a list of companies named after people. For other lists of eponyms (names derived from people) see Lists of etymologies. All of these are named after founders, co-founders and partners of companies, unless otherwise stated.

William Bernard Ziff Jr.

William Bernard Ziff Jr. (June 24, 1930 – September 9, 2006) was an American publishing executive. His father, William Bernard Ziff Sr., was the co-founder of Ziff Davis Inc. and when the elder Ziff died in 1953, Ziff took over the management of the company. After buying out partner Bernard G. Davis, he led Ziff Davis to become the most successful publisher of technology magazines in the 1970s and 1980s.

Ziff Davis

Ziff Davis, LLC is an American publisher and Internet company. It was founded in 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, by William Bernard Ziff Sr. and Bernard George Davis.

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